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[To answer many queries ... "Baht'at" translates as "Without a Hat"]
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This version was supplied by Bradford Libraries, who also provided an explanation of the origins of the song
ON ILKA MOOR BAHT'AT
Wheer wor to bahn when ah saw thee? 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?! 
Wheer wor to bahn when ah saw thee? 
Wheer wor to bahn when ah saw thee?
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?! 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?! 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?!
Tha's bin a courtin' Mary Jane 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Tha's bin a courtin' Mary Jane 
Tha's bin a courtin' Mary Jane 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Tha's bahn to get thi death o'cowd 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Tha's bahn to get thi death o'cowd 
Tha's bahn to get thi death o'cowd 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall ha' to bury thee 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then we shall ha' to bury thee 
Then we shall ha' to bury thee 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then t'worms'll coom an' ate thee oop 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then t'worms'll coom an' ate thee oop  
Then t'worms'll coom an' ate thee oop 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then t'ducks'll coom an' ate oop t'worms 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then t'ducks'll coom an' ate oop t'worms 
Then t'ducks'll coom an' ate oop t'worms 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall go an' ate oop t'ducks 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then we shall go an' ate oop t'ducks  
Then we shall go an' ate oop t'ducks 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall all 'ave etten thee 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then we shall all 'ave etten thee 
Then we shall all 'ave etten thee 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
That's wheer we get us oahn back 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
That's wheer we get us oahn back 
That's wheer we get us oahn back 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 July 2010 09:45
 

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